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Details On Fourth of July Parade in Fort Pierre SD at 11am

FORT PIERRE SD – Mayor Gloria Hanson announced that the Fischer family will be the honorary parade marshals for Fort Pierre’s annual 4th of July parade next Tuesday. Karl and Eileen Fischer, and Bill Fischer, plus children and grandchildren, will lead the parade. According to Hanson, the Fischers were selected because of their long...
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Harrison Avenue in Pierre Reopens this Afternoon and Intersection at Capitol and Jefferson will Close Wed June 28th

PIERRE SD – Harrison Avenue between East Capitol and East Summit Avenues will reopen this Tuesday afternoon. In the last five weeks, the City of Pierre has completely rebuilt this stretch of Harrison Avenue.  Only a minor sealing project and intersection painting remain. The Harrison Avenue project is part of the $2.4 million the...
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Fireworks Safety Emphasized for 4th of July Holiday

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Fire Marshal says it’s especially important this year to be careful with fireworks on the Fourth of July.  Fire Marshal Paul Merriman says using fireworks safely is always the main concern, but dry conditions in most of South Dakota this year mean there’s a higher...
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Emergency Grazing on CRP Lands Authorized for Dakotas

  BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has authorized emergency grazing on Conservation Reserve Program land in the Dakotas and Montana in response to drought.  Perdue says that without alternative forage options, ranchers could be devastated economically. The emergency grazing is authorized to begin immediately, and extends through Sept. 30 unless...
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Pierre Business Destroyed by Fire

  PIERRE, S.D. – A Pierre Business is termed a total loss after a fire Saturday evening.  The Branding Iron Bistro and a shop next to it, Potter 2  Paint, sustained significant damage in the fire that was reported around 8:30 pm Saturday night.  Pierre firefighters battled the blaze for about an hour before...
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Statement From Pierre Police Department Captain Derald Gross

PIERRE SD – At approximately 3PM today the Pierre Police Department received a call from a crew working on the beautification of the landscaping at the brick wall and flag pole area near the S Curve in Pierre. The crew was removing the old aggregate and replacing the shrubbery and reported that they may...
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Cultural Heritage Center participating in Blue Star Museums program

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is continuing its participation in the Blue Star Museums program in 2017.   The program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission...
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Stanley County G.O.L.D. Program Receives New Bike Helmets From the Pierre/Fort Pierre Kiwanis

FORT PIERRE SD – Pierre-Fort Pierre Kiwanis Club President John Krogstrand presented the Stanley County G.O.L.D. program with brand new bike helmets today,  June 21st,  on behalf of the local Kiwanis organization to help supplement the GOLD program’s efforts in teaching their students about transportation safety this summer. In conjunction with the efforts of other entities,...
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Pierre Fire Department Fire Chief Ian Paul Informs About a House Fire Last Week, Training and Grilling Safety

PIERRE SD – Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul informed DRG News about a house fire that occured in Pierre at noon on Friday June 16th at 822 West 3rd Street.         The Red Cross assisted at the scene. Chief Paul said the family of 5 is staying with family due to...
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State Treasurer to Return to OAHE Days June 24th – 25th: Unclaimed Property

PIERRE SD – The State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Division will set up a booth at OAHE Days to return unclaimed property to the rightful owners at Steamboat Park, Pierre, S.D. Hours will be Saturday June 24, 2017 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday June 25, 2017 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The State Treasurer’s Unclaimed...
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